Independence in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Replica of the Statue of Liberty
Dedicated Feb. 17, 1952
Boy Scouts of America
President Gerald R. Ford
Gary W. Moffatt
Feb. 9, 1984
Erected 1952 by Boy Scouts of America.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Cold. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #38 Gerald R. Ford, Jr., and the Statue of Liberty Replicas series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 17, 1996.
Location. 37° 13.633′ N, 95° 42.385′ W. Marker is in Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue (U.S. 75) and Locust Street, on the right when traveling north on Pennsylvania Avenue. Monument is near the entrance to the Memorial Hall and Civic Center. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. 0.7 miles away); Kayo's Boys (approx. 0.8 miles away); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Dr. George Tann (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . .
1. Statue of Liberty Replicas. (Submitted on November 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Little Sisters of Liberty. (Submitted on January 13, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.